#11

Merchant
Central Maine
(This post was last modified: 07-12-2017, 03:25 PM by ShadowsDad.)
I would dig them now and see what you have. Since the plant has died they won't gain anything and they might rot or start to sprout. You know to allow them to cure for a time before putting them away, right? If you don't and you have a decent amount they'll spoil quickly if left uncured. Just allow the skins to dry and thicken before storing them touching each other.

I like a variation of your wifes way on summer squash. I don't peel. They need to be small. Then I slice and fry in whatever, but I add S&P and what grabs my fancy. A bit of hot pepper, garlic, fresh ground pepper, whatever. If I'm lazy and have some, a bit of Slap Yo' Mama does it.

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#12

Member
Ferndale, MI
Thanks for the read ShadowsDad. Very cool! I like your dogs too. The one in the bottom picture reminds me of mine.
- Jeff
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#13

Member
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Oldschoolsteel: don't know what part of the world your potatoes reside in but shadowsDad has it right. If you have hot weather I'd leave them in moist not wet dirt until the skins set tight then dig them. Spuds have a dormancy period before they want to begin to sprout and that dormancy is lengthened by storage at 40 degrees F and as close as you can get to 100% humidity. My vote? Eat em. And when they are gone get some Idaho potatoes (and eat em too)
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#14
I spent yesterday morning excavating my taters. There were two still alive so I left them alone till they die off.

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#15

Merchant
Central Maine
Looks like a pretty decent harvest. Now the mice won't get them.
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